The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 18 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 20 14 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.53% 4.98% 15.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.63% 5.62% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 66
Median salary £47,500 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
172 249 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 90.53% 88.61% 82.68%
Number of salaries quoted 137 172 364
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 26 (48.15%) C#
1 26 (48.15%) .NET
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 22 (40.74%) SQL
3 18 (33.33%) MVC
4 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 17 (31.48%) Visual Studio
4 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
4 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
4 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (31.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (31.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (29.63%) jQuery
5 16 (29.63%) Web Services
6 14 (25.93%) Degree
7 13 (24.07%) Data Migration
7 13 (24.07%) Migration
8 12 (22.22%) Linux
9 11 (20.37%) CSS
9 11 (20.37%) HTML
9 11 (20.37%) Java
9 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
9 11 (20.37%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (18.52%) WCF
10 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
10 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
10 10 (18.52%) C
10 10 (18.52%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) RFID
1 10 (18.52%) RS-232
1 10 (18.52%) RS-485
1 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (31.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (31.48%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.67%) Subversion
3 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 10 (18.52%) Electronics
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.56%) Avionics
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Developer
2 25 (46.30%) .NET Developer
3 24 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 24 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 22 (40.74%) Software Engineer
5 21 (38.89%) Senior .NET Developer
5 21 (38.89%) Senior Developer
6 20 (37.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 20 (37.04%) Senior C# Developer
7 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (18.52%) Assembler Software Engineer
8 10 (18.52%) C Software Engineer
8 10 (18.52%) Embedded C Engineer
8 10 (18.52%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 10 (18.52%) Embedded Engineer
8 10 (18.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (12.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (12.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (12.96%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) .NET
2 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
2 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (29.63%) jQuery
3 16 (29.63%) Web Services
4 11 (20.37%) CSS
4 11 (20.37%) HTML
5 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 10 (18.52%) WCF
6 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (12.96%) Ajax
8 6 (11.11%) EJB
8 6 (11.11%) J2EE
8 6 (11.11%) JSP
8 6 (11.11%) Struts
8 6 (11.11%) XML
9 1 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.85%) MFC
9 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
1 11 (20.37%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.56%) Physics
3 3 (5.56%) Robotics
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) MVC
3 13 (24.07%) Data Migration
3 13 (24.07%) Migration
4 10 (18.52%) Scrum
5 9 (16.67%) TDD
6 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.96%) BDD
7 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
7 7 (12.96%) Pair Programming
7 7 (12.96%) Web Development
8 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Data Transformation
10 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.70%) SDLC
11 2 (3.70%) Web Design
12 1 (1.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) C#
2 22 (40.74%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) Java
5 10 (18.52%) Assembly Language
5 10 (18.52%) C
5 10 (18.52%) Embedded C
5 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
6 6 (11.11%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) Sun Certification
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) PhD
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) EMC
3 6 (11.11%) Sun
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